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Teachers of the year honored

When educators select a systemwide teacher of the year, they look for certain qualities.

November 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Graduation rates are up statewide

Graduation rates in the state of Georgia rose two points over those of 2009, putting them at an all-time high of 80.8 percent, according to the office of the governor.

November 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Robinson run benefits students

Robinson Elementary School's parent teacher organization is holding a 5K and fun run at 8 a.m. Nov. 13.

November 03, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Government class aims to engage students

Government isn't typically on the list of favorite high school subjects.

November 03, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Schools kick off annual drug resistance campaign

Schools across the county kicked off Red Ribbon Week on Monday with programs planned that encourage students to say no to drugs.

October 27, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Senior awarded for safe driving

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers in America, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

October 27, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Honor society inducts students

Students from Dawson County High School were inducted into the National Honor Society during a ceremony Oct. 5 at the school.

October 20, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Interact Club kicks off season with environmental clean up

The Dawson County High School Interact Club collected more than 100 pounds of litter at its annual clean-up event at the Devil's Elbow last week.

October 20, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Students test job skills

In today's down economy, it's wise to get any edge possible over applicants in the job market.

October 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


District meets AYP after all

In a reversal of fortune, the state department of education has announced the Dawson County School System made adequate yearly progress, or AYP, after all.

October 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech recognized for adult literacy efforts

For the second consecutive year, Lanier Technical College and its partners in adult education are being recognized at the state level.

October 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Local students attend Georgia Youth Summit

Young leaders from Dawson County High School recently attended the Georgia Youth Summit. Held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, delegates learned about issues affecting young people and how to partner with adults to make their community a better place to live.

October 13, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Network, schools could strike deal

The Dawson County Board of Education is considering an agreement with nearby development authorities in an effort to bring faster high-speed Internet technology to local schools.

October 13, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Giving the gift of knowledge

A local group that promotes literacy spent a day last week handing out dictionaries to third grade students who go to school in Dawson County.

October 06, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Veterans offer scholarship

The local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America is accepting applications for its 2011 scholarship program.

October 06, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Lanier Technical College celebrates 50 years educating the community

FORSYTH COUNTY - Lanier Technical College hosts its share of banquets and events for groups throughout the community at the Forsyth Conference Center, but on June ...

June 16, 2016 | By Kayla Robins DCN regional staff | Education


High school performing arts center renovations near completion

Despite the torn up parking lots, construction equipment and debris both inside and out of the facilities at Dawson County High School, the Dawson County ...

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Junior academy invites youth to walk the police beat

School is out and it's time for local kids to start walking the beat.

June 08, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Local school system speaks out on transgender bathroom order

The ripple effects of President Barack Obama's administration's directive regarding the treatment of transgender students and their access to both restrooms and locker ...

May 25, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County High Class of 2016 graduates

After four years of hard work, practice and preparation, the graduating class at Dawson County High School had to wait a little longer to commence ...

May 25, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County High School Valedictorian Sarah Tinsley's commencement speech

Good morning! Thank you all very much for celebrating with us this great milestone in

May 25, 2016 | | Education


Dawson County Salutatorian Dana Little's commencement speech

I don't know. There, Dana, you owe me five bucks.

May 25, 2016 | | Education


Black’s Mill students develop successful portfolios

The Georgia Council for Economic Education (GCEE) recognized fourth and fifth grade students from Black's Mill Elementary for their successful ventures in the Stock ...

May 19, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County High School graduation set for Saturday

The Dawson County High School Class of 2016 will bid a fond farewell to friends and teachers on Saturday when they walk across the stage ...

May 17, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Tinsley and Little named top of class

Sarah Tinsley achieved another goal.

May 10, 2016 | Amy French | Education


DCHS drama department honored at Shulers

Dawson County High School's drama department received multiple honorable mentions at this year's Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards (Shuler Awards) as well ...

May 08, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Fifth graders learn connection between academics, career

Robinson Elementary fifth grade students Ian Costley and Brianna Savage had to be reassured they weren't really married.

May 05, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Teachers honored at luncheon

During the monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon April 14, Dawson County teachers of the year were honored by local business and political leaders.

April 27, 2016 | Amy French | Education


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